As per him, the ministry received a representation from FICCI to have a national media policy. However, the ministry did not go with the nomenclature of National Media Policy as the term media has a very wide meaning.
He said: “So we have thought of having a National Broadcast Policy. The draft is being prepared and we are working with key and other stakeholders. So that India has a National Broadcast policy and the second will be a policy or a strategy paper as to how the film industry and entertainment industry strategizes for 2025.”
On regulation, he said: “There is no reason to believe that person sitting in Delhi would be more knowledgeable or more prudent compared to the industry people who are dealing with the subject on a day to day basis.”
He added: “There is a need to rethink. There is a need to meet this challenge and also which is a great opportunity in terms of content which will be used by the customer or the client at the other ends. This technological change is taking place at a very rapid pace.”